Hawaii Senator Stanley Chang [D]

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HISR154IntroRequesting The Extension Of Keaunui Drive To Renton Road In Ewa Beach.
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2019-04-24
One Day Notice 04-25-19.
HISB9EngrossRequires the Hawaii public housing authority to adopt rules without regard to chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes to reimburse Section 8 landlords for repair costs of tenant-caused property damage under certain circumstances. Appropriates funds and e...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 1:00PM in conference room 423.
HISB130EngrossAppropriates funds for the judiciary to purchase civil legal services for low-income and moderate-income persons. (SB130 HD1)
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 3:16 pm]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-19 3:16PM in conference room 325.
HISB412EngrossMakes an application for voter registration, including an affidavit, part of all driver's license and identification card applications. Automatically registers each applicant who elects to register for voting unless the applicant affirmatively declin...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 10:30 am]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-19 10:30AM in conference room 225.
HISB530EngrossExempts from the general excise tax gross receipts from the sale of mobility enhancing equipment, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, durable medical equipment, and prescription drugs sold pursuant to a doctor's prescription. Amends the definition of "...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 9:30 am]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-19 9:30AM in conference room 229.
HISB414EngrossCreates procedural and administrative requirements for law enforcement agencies for eyewitness identifications of suspects in criminal investigations. (SB414 HD1)
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2019-04-23
The Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard.
HISB390EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to create a dollar-for-dollar matching program for beneficiaries of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to purchase Hawaii-grown produce. Appropriates funds. (SB390 HD1)
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 3:15 pm]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-19 3:15PM in conference room 225.
HISB385EngrossRepeals defaults on student loans, student loan repayment contracts, and scholarship contracts as grounds for denying professional and vocational licenses and sanctioning professional and vocational licensees. (SB385 HD2)
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2019-04-23
The Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) Ohno, Takumi, Nishimoto, Cabanilla Arakawa, D. Kobayashi; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
HISB381EngrossDirects the Office of Planning, Land Use Commission, Real Estate Commission, and Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting to study land subdivision and condominium property regime laws related to agricultural land and report findings and recomm...
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2019-04-23
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 826).
HISB471EngrossAppropriates funds to homeless programs, including outreach, rapid re-housing, housing first, family assessment centers, and diversion programs and the coordinated statewide homelessness initiative. Establishes a long-term rental assistance pilot pro...
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2019-04-23
The Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) San Buenaventura, Brower, Nakamura; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, Ward.
HISB375EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the Office of the Governor, to develop a strategic plan to double local food production and increase food exports by 2030. Requires the Department of Agriculture to submit the strategic plan...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 10:01 am]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 10:01AM in conference room 224.
HISB383EngrossRequires DOE to establish a mandatory youth suicide awareness and prevention training program and model risk referral protocol, based on existing materials created by DOH, for all public schools, including charter schools. Requires charter schools to...
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2019-04-23
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 826).
HISB723EngrossRequires the Judiciary to post the titles of all filings and all minutes in paternity cases to the Judiciary's website after redacting any information in which an individual has a significant privacy interest, subject to certain circumstances. Establ...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 3:16 pm]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-19 3:16PM in conference room 325.
HISB661EngrossGrants procurement priority for fuel cell electric vehicles for state and county vehicle purchases. Includes fuel cell electric vehicles in the definition of "electric vehicles" for purposes of parking fee exemption, high occupancy vehicle lane use, ...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 2:30 pm]
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-24-19 2:30PM in conference room 325.
HISB804EngrossEstablishes the culturally competent palliative care pilot program within the DOH to provide public education and conduct two home- or community-based palliative care pilot programs. Establishes an advisory group to oversee the pilot program. Appropr...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 9:30 am]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-19 9:30AM in conference room 229.
HISB592EngrossUpdates the State Librarian's salary cap. (SB592 HD2)
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 3:00 pm]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 3:00PM in conference room 329.
HISB663EngrossEstablishes within the DOT a red light running committee to develop policy for pilot programs in the C&C of Honolulu, and Counties of Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii. (SB663 HD1)
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 1:15 pm]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 1:15PM in conference room 225.
HISB1002EngrossExtends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds to assist Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning, LLC. (SB1002 HD1)
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2019-04-23
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 826).
HISB1041EngrossProhibits written nondisclosure agreements involving sexual assault and sexual harassment as part of an employee's conditions of employment. Prohibits employers from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or se...
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2019-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 954).
HISB991EngrossCreates regulatory flexibility for providers of basic landline telephone services. Allows retail rate increases up to a cap amount without PUC approval for providers in rural counties. Exempts providers from PUC approval for issuance of securities, d...
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2019-04-23
House Conferees Appointed: Ohno, Takumi, Nishimoto Co-Chairs; McDermott.
HISB1001EngrossEstablishes a chief data officer and data set task force, within the office of enterprise technology services, to develop, implement, and manage statewide data set policies, procedures, and standards. (SB1001 HD1)
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 2:29 pm]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 2:29PM in conference room 224.
HISB976EngrossEstablishes a pilot program to generate revenue through the lease of public library lands to meet the mission of the public libraries. Establishes the library facilities fund. Requires the Board of Education to report to the Legislature. Appropriates...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 3:15 pm]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-24-19 3:15PM in conference room 329.
HISB978EngrossAmends the disposition of unclaimed funds in the Unclaimed Property Trust Fund to allocate funds under a certain amount to the Libraries Special Fund and to amend the threshold amount for funds transferred to the General Fund. Amends the time limit f...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 3:15 pm]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-24-19 3:15PM in conference room 329.
HISB981EngrossRepeals the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board Special Fund and transfers the remaining balance to the general fund. Amends related HRS sections. (SB981 HD1)
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 3:15 pm]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-24-19 3:15PM in conference room 329.
HISB972EngrossEstablishes the Ship Repair Industry Tax Credit to offset costs incurred to construct and put into service a purpose-built floating drydock at Pearl Harbor for use by the United States Navy. Repeals Capital Infrastructure Tax Credit. Applies to taxab...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 1:00PM in conference room 309.
HISB1150EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for feral pig control. (SB1150 HD1)
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 10:01 am]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 10:01AM in conference room 224.
HISB1124EngrossRequires the administrator or attending physician to assess whether an assisted community treatment plan is indicated and to make certain arrangements if so indicated. Specifies the role of the AG for petitions of involuntary hospitalizations and ass...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 9:30 am]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-19 9:30AM in conference room 229.
HISB1310EngrossEstablishes the individual housing accounts savings program, board, and administrative fund. Imposes a ten per cent penalty on certain distributions. Allows individual housing accounts for dependent children. Expands authorized uses of individual hou...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 1:00PM in conference room 423.
HISB1303EngrossPart I: Allows the Department of Education to lease public school lands for a term of not more than an unspecified number of years per lease. Specifies that title to those portions of Department of Education lands on which public libraries are locate...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 3:15 pm]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-24-19 3:15PM in conference room 329.
HISB1442EngrossRequires the Public Utilities Commission to consider the value of improving electric power systems data access and transparency in order to make informed decisions. Establishes guiding principles. (SB1442 HD1)
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 2:00PM in conference room 229.
HISB1436EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of agricultural technology zones, or ag-tech zones, within the City and County of Honolulu. Appropriates funds to conduct the feasibility study. (SB1436 HD1)
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 10:01 am]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 10:01AM in conference room 224.
HISB1405EngrossEstablishes the offense of unlawful shipment of e-liquid products. Increases tobacco wholesaler or dealer license fees and retail permit fees. Increases administrative fines and criminal penalties for electronic smoking devices by persons under the a...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 9:30 am]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-19 9:30AM in conference room 229.
HISB1394EngrossEstablishes a historic preservation income tax credit. Appropriates funds for one temporary position to assist with the establishment and administration of the historic preservation income tax credit program. (SB1394 HD2)
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2019-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 954).
HISB1440EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Trevi Systems, Inc., or its related entity, Kona Coast Water LLC, to fund the planning, designing, construction, equipping, land leases, and other assets for two or more plants to des...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 11:00 am]
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-25-19 11:00AM in conference room 224.
HISB1401EngrossProvides that a pharmacy benefit manager may not prohibit the sharing of an insured individual's cost share for a prescription drug and clinical efficacy of a more affordable alternative drug and prevents penalization of a pharmacy or pharmacist for ...
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 9:30 am]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-19 9:30AM in conference room 229.
HISCR38EngrossUrging Restaurants To Donate Any Leftover Food To Homeless Shelters At The End Of Their Business Day And Urging The Department Of Health To Develop And Disseminate Temperature Controlled For Safety Food Donation Guidelines.
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2019-04-23
One Day Notice 04-24-19.
HISCR49EngrossUrging The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Transfer Management Of All Submerged Lands, The Boat Launch Ramp, And Any Related Boat Launch Ramp Facilities Located At The Wahiawa Freshwater State Recreation Area From The Division Of Aquatic Resou...
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2019-04-23
Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 833).
HISCR70PassRequesting The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs To Conduct An Independent Fiscal Audit Of All Limited Liability Corporations Created Or Controlled By The Office.
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2019-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR204EngrossUrging The Establishment Of A Native Hawaiian Intellectual Property Task Force To Develop A Sui Generis Legal System To Recognize And Protect Native Hawaiian Cultural Intellectual Property, Traditional Cultural Expressions, And Genetic Resources.
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2019-04-23
One Day Notice 04-24-19.
HISCR112EngrossRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Comprehensive Performance And Management Audit Of The City And County Of Honolulu Department Of Environmental Services.
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2019-04-23
Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 845).
HISCR136PassUrging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources, Division Of Forestry And Wildlife To Document The History Of Exemplary Contributions Made By Community Members, Including Kupuna, Conservationists, And Citizens.
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2019-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR174PassRequesting A Study On The Significance Of Traditional Hawaiian Practices, Including The Makahiki, And Their Effect On The Perpetuation Of Native Hawaiian Culture.
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2019-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISB242EngrossEstablishes a task force to study the accessibility and utilization of essential services by developmentally and intellectually disabled individuals in the State. (SB242 HD2)
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2019-04-22
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-23-19 2:00PM in conference room 225.
HISB540EngrossAllows the Board of Pharmacy to approve pilot and demonstration research projects for innovative applications in the practice of pharmacy under certain conditions. (SB540 HD1)
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2019-04-22
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-23-19 3:00PM in conference room 229.
HISB551EngrossClarifies that the explicit grant of power of sale to associations is required for the purposes of enforcing association liens under the association alternate power of sale foreclosure process. Clarifies available damages for violations of the associ...
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2019-04-22
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 2:30 pm]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-19 2:30PM in conference room 229.
HISB535EngrossAuthorizes pharmacists, acting in good faith and exercising reasonable care, to prescribe and dispense an opioid antagonist to patients at risk of overdose, and family members and caregivers of patients at risk of overdose. (SB535 HD1)
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2019-04-22
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-23-19 3:00PM in conference room 229.
HISB817EngrossAuthorizes the sale of stored property insurance by self-service storage facility owners under certain conditions. Requires self-service storage facility owners to hold a limited lines license in order to sell, solicit, or offer coverage under a stor...
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2019-04-22
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-23-19 1:15PM in conference room 229.
HISB980EngrossDefines, for the purpose of compulsory education, a private school to be an education institution that teaches kindergarten through grade twelve and that is licensed or accredited by specified licensing or accrediting organizations. (SB980 HD1)
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2019-04-22
The Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kidani, K. Rhoads, Kanuha, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISCR7PassRequesting The Department Of Human Services, In Consultation With The Department Of Public Safety, To Work With The Family Reunification Working Group And Other Community Stakeholders To Develop A Plan To Establish Visitation Centers At All State Cor...
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISB1020EngrossAppropriates funds to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for its Rent Supplement Program to assist families at imminent risk of homelessness due to domestic violence with obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. (SB1020 HD1)
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2019-04-22
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 1:15 pm]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 1:15PM in conference room 423.
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